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Picture it: Boston, Wednesday afternoon, September 14th, 2011. A 21 year old baseball player runs into a competitor nearly twice his age on the field of battle, and the wily veteran absorbs the punishment, but comes out the victor.

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie left the game after the collision and is now listed as day-to-day. However, the knee didn’t seem to be bothering him too much later in the day, when the Blue Jays did their time honoured tradition thing.